Dogs With Separation Anxiety
In this article I will talk about the most common dog behavior problem, which is separation anxiety. Get the details on how to avoid it or even prevent it to happen.
The Definition and Use of Punishment in Dog Behaviour Training
The word punishment is frequently used to describe aversive consequences to an individual’s actions. But in learning theory and behaviour science it simply means any action that causes a reduction in a behaviour. This article explores the scientific terminology behind dog behaviour modification and looks at the possible consequences of electing to use either aversive or non aversive techniques.
Choosing the Right Brush for Your Dog
With the right brush, your dog will enjoy a daily grooming session while looking good and staying healthy. Brushing your dog’s coat is an important part of canine maintenance and serves many functions; for example, it eliminates tangles and mats, keeps his coat looking vibrant and beautiful, massages and lubricates his skin by activating your pet’s natural oils, and keeps errant pet hair away from clothing and furniture.
German Vs All Other Rottweilers
If you don’t own a Rottweiler or aren’t involved with the breed, then it might come as a big surprise that the typical Rottweiler (American Rottweiler) you see here and again, getting walked in your neighborhood or being often portrayed in a negative light in most medias, is actually world’s apart from the original Rottweiler from Germany, the German Rottweiler. The German Rottweiler can trace its roots as far as back as the Roman Empire and is considered by many to be one of the oldest herding dogs. The Rottweiler was used for various activities in different periods…
Potty Training a New Puppy? – Tips to Help Make It Easy
Potty training a new puppy often tests our patience and sometimes leads to us despair, but as owner of and provider for our new puppy we need to put ourselves in our puppy’s ‘shoes’ so to speak and think about how this young one feels with so much to cope with such as new surroundings, new people, no siblings to cuddle up to and his new world being such a big place. Amongst the many pleasures of owning a new puppy there is bound to be some cause for stresses and most can be coped with reasonably well.
Should I Be Brushing My Dog’s Teeth?
Are there benefits to brushing my dog’s teeth? We will explain why it’s important to brush your dog’s teeth frequently.
Small Dogs: Pros and Cons
Are you looking for a small puppy? We will give you the pros and cons of owning small-breed dogs and why they may be the perfect pet for you.
Travelling With Your Pets
This article contains advice on travelling with your pets. Whether on a bus, train, car or plane, we have tips for travelling with your favorite companion.
Buying a Working Dog Puppy
My goal is to help you in the purchase of your next working puppy that will be used in personal protection, police K9, or schutzhund. This information could be applied to any person buying a puppy, but this article is intended for working puppies. The article has been laid out in 4 step approach. Some of the steps may seem like common sense, but much time needs to be applied to each step for a desirable outcome.
Golden Love – 5 Reasons Golden Retrievers Win Hearts
Golden Retrievers are sunshine on four legs. They are one of the most popular breeds and here are 5 reasons why they are such a wonderful choice.
Big Dogs: Pros and Cons
Is your family considering a large breed dog? There are many gentle giant breeds that are loyal and protective over their owners, which is a big plus for those looking to guard a family or property. We’ll review some of the positives and negatives of a big breed dog.
Healthier Living in Today’s World
This article discusses natural diets available for today’s pets. Some dog and cat diets today are processed grains and vegetables. There is nothing natural about a corn based, dry pet food for a carnivorous animal.